The WA Innovator of the Year (IOTY) is an initiative funded under the New Industries Fund. The Western Australian Government is committed to raising the profile of innovation in Western Australia and supporting the delivery of government initiatives to advance the growth of the State’s innovation based industries.
The WA Innovator of the Year (IOTY) program has showcased innovative and entrepreneurial individuals, businesses and creative minds since 2006. The program has benefited many of those who have participated as well as the broader community of Western Australia.
The WA Innovator of the Year program is a valuable initiative which provides support to innovators and entrepreneurs across our State. It builds capability through commercialisation training and mentoring as well as acknowledging, showcasing and awarding eligible innovators, entrepreneurs, businesses and young creative minds.
Congratulations to the 2019 WA Innovator of the Year Winners
Overall Winner - Mining and Process Solutions - GlyLeach: Environmentally friendly metal extraction of base and precious metals.
Rio Tinto Emerging Innovation Category Winner - UWA - Weed Chipper: Site specific weed control for large-scale scropping
Rio Tinto Growth Category Winner - Steadyrack - Steadyrack Bike Parking
DXC Digital Innovation Platinum Award Winner - iSOL8 Pty Ltd - iSOL8
Woodside Oil and Gas Platinum Award Winner;
South32 Technology & Innovation in Mining Platinum Award Winner; and
The Business News 'Great for the State' Award Winner - TENSA Equipment Pty Ltd – Roborigger
2019 WA Young Innovator of the Year - Collective Care - Seton Catholic College
For more information please visit: https://www.newindustries.wa.gov.au/opportunities/ioty